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Property: The Stone Town of Zanzibar Id. N°: 173 Rev State Party: United Republic of Tanzania Criteria: C (ii) (iii) (vi) The Committee decided to inscribe this property on the World Heritage List on the basis of criteria (ii), (iii) and (vi): Criterion (ii): The Stone Town of Zanzibar is an outstanding material manifestation of cultural fusion and harmonization. Criterion (iii): For many centuries there was intense seaborne trading activity between Asia and Africa, and this is illustrated in an exceptional manner by the architecture and urban structure of the Stone ...
Session: 24th session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 204)
Year: 2000
Sites: Stone Town of Zanzibar
Country: United Republic of Tanzania
Property: The Historic Centre of Shakhrisyabz Id. N°: 885 State Party: Uzbekistan Criteria: C (iii) (iv) The Committee decided to inscribed this property on the World Heritage List on the basis of criteria (iii) and (iv): Criterion (iii): Shakhrisyabz contains many fine monuments, and in particular those from the Timurid period, which was of great cultural and political significance in medieval Central Asia. Criterion (iv): The buildings of Shakhrisyabz, notably the Ak-Sarai Palace and the Tomb of Timur, are outstanding examples of a style which had a profound influence on the ...
Session: 24th session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 204)
Year: 2000
Sites: Historic Centre of Shakhrisyabz
Country: Uzbekistan
Property: Ciudad Universitaria de Caracas Id. N°: 986 State Party: Venezuela Criteria: C (i) (iv) The Committee decided to inscribe the site on the World Heritage List on the basis of criteria (i) and (iv): Criterion (i): The Ciudad Universitaria de Caracas is a masterpiece of modern city planning, architecture and art, created by the Venezuelan architect Carlos Raúl Villanueva and a group of distinguished avant-garde artists. Criterion (iv): The Ciudad Universitaria de Caracas is an outstanding example of the coherent realization of the urban, architectural, and artistic ...
Session: 24th session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 204)
Year: 2000
Sites: Ciudad Universitaria de Caracas
Country: Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)
Property: The Monasteries of Haghpat and Sanahin Id. N°: 777 Bis State Party: Armenia Criteria: C (ii) (iv) The Committee decided to approve the extension of the inscribed property.    
Session: 24th session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 204)
Year: 2000
Sites: Monasteries of Haghpat and Sanahin
Country: Armenia
Property: The Potala Palace and the Jokhang Temple Monastery, Lhasa Id. N°: 707 Bi  State Party: China Criteria: C (i) (iv) (vi) The Committee decided to approve the extension of the inscribed property of the Potala Palace to include the Jokhang Temple Monastery. The Committee decided to retain the name of the city (Lhasa) in the name of the property.  
Session: 24th session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 204)
Year: 2000
Sites: Historic Ensemble of the Potala Palace, Lhasa
Country: China
Property: The Classical Gardens of Suzhou Id. N°: 813 Bis State Party: China Criteria: C (i) (ii) (iii) (iv) (v) The Committee decided to approve the extension of the inscribed property of the Classical Gardens of Suzhou to include the Canglang Pavilion, the Lion Forest Garden, the Garden of Cultivation, the Couple's Garden Retreat, and the Retreat and Reflection Garden.  
Session: 24th session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 204)
Year: 2000
Sites: Classical Gardens of Suzhou
Country: China
Property: The Old City of Mostar Id. N°: 946 State Party: Bosnia and Herzegovina Criteria: C (iv) (vi) ICOMOS recommended that this property be inscribed under criteria (iv) and (vi). However, following information received from the UNESCO Office in Sarajevo concerning the threats to the site due to uncontrolled building in the old town and its perimeter, the Committee decided to defer the inscription of this property, in order to allow the State Party to provide more information on the protection of the site. Furthermore, the Committee requested the Secretariat to report on this ...
Session: 24th session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 204)
Year: 2000
Sites: Old Bridge Area of the Old City of Mostar
Country: Bosnia and Herzegovina
Property: The Bolgar Historical and Architectural Complex Id. N°: 981 State Party: Russian Federation Criteria: C (iii) The Committee decided that this nomination be deferred to allow the State Party to provide more detailed information about the reconstruction of the Great Minaret, confirmation that the industrial project has been definitively abandoned, and a more detailed comparative analysis, as requested by the twenty-fourth session of the ...
Session: 24th session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 204)
Year: 2000
Sites: Bolgar Historical and Archaeological Complex
Country: Russian Federation
Property: The Abava Valley Id. N°: Latvia State Party: 997 The Committee decided not to inscribe this property on the World Heritage List.  
Session: 24th session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 204)
Year: 2000
Country: Latvia
XI.1 The Director of the World Heritage Centre introduced document WHC-2000/CONF.204/13, describing the Centre's plans for developing an Information Management Systems Plan. The plan has been developed based on the work of a Senior Information Consultant, Ms Gwynneth Martin, who worked at the Centre during a period of three months. The plan had already been presented by Ms. Martin to the Special Session of the Bureau in Budapest, 2-4 October 2000. XI.2 The Director outlined the history of the initiative, including the early calls in 1998 by the Management Audit and the Expert Group on ...
Session: 24th session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 204)
Year: 2000
XIII.12 The Chairperson closed the debate on the document WHC-2000/CONF.204/15Rev and declared that the budget of the World Heritage Fund for the year 2001 was approved for four million three hundred and forty eight thousand US dollars (US$ 4,348,000) and the Emergency Reserve Fund for six hundred thousand US$ (US$ 600,000). The provisional budget for the year 2002 was fixed at four million one hundred thousand US dollars (US$ 4,100,000). XIII.13 The Committee asked the Chairperson, on their behalf, to write to the President of the Executive Board and to the Director-General of UNESCO, ...
Session: 24th session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 204)
Year: 2000
XIV.1 Report on the evaluation of international assistance and prioritization in granting international assistance to States Parties The attention of the Committee was drawn to WHC-2000/CONF.204/16, the Report on the evaluation of international assistance and prioritization in granting international assistance to States Parties. The Chairperson recalled that the Committee, at its twenty-second session decided to carry out an evaluation of international assistance. The Central Evaluation Unit of UNESCO was entrusted with this evaluation, which was carried out by a French company, C3E. The ...
Session: 24th session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 204)
Year: 2000
XIV.2 Requests for International Assistance The Bureau met during the twenty-fourth session of the Committee after the budget for Technical Assistance for year 2001 under Chapter III was approved, to take decisions or recommend decisions to the Committee concerning international assistance requests. The attention of the Committee and Bureau was drawn to document WHC-2000/CONF.204/17 and 6 requests for decision by the Committee and 14 requests for decision by the Bureau were examined and took the following decisions. All decisions taken by the Bureau and Committee concerning these ...
Session: 24th session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 204)
Year: 2000
Sites: Air and Ténéré Natural Reserves Kondoa Rock-Art Sites Tomb of Askia
Country: Israel Kyrgyzstan Mali Niger Peru Philippines United Republic of Tanzania
XIV.2 Requests for International Assistance The Bureau met during the twenty-fourth session of the Committee after the budget for Technical Assistance for year 2001 under Chapter III was approved, to take decisions or recommend decisions to the Committee concerning international assistance requests. The attention of the Committee and Bureau was drawn to document WHC-2000/CONF.204/17 and 6 requests for decision by the Committee and 14 requests for decision by the Bureau were examined and took the following decisions. All decisions taken by the Bureau and Committee concerning these ...
Session: 24th session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 204)
Year: 2000
Sites: Area de Conservación Guanacaste Colonial City of Santo Domingo Djoudj National Bird Sanctuary Old Havana and its Fortification System
Country: Costa Rica Cuba Dominican Republic Senegal
XIV.2 Requests for International Assistance The Bureau met during the twenty-fourth session of the Committee after the budget for Technical Assistance for year 2001 under Chapter III was approved, to take decisions or recommend decisions to the Committee concerning international assistance requests. The attention of the Committee and Bureau was drawn to document WHC-2000/CONF.204/17 and 6 requests for decision by the Committee and 14 requests for decision by the Bureau were examined and took the following decisions. All decisions taken by the Bureau and Committee concerning these ...
Session: 24th session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 204)
Year: 2000
Sites: Kizhi Pogost Lake Malawi National Park
Country: Cameroon Malawi Mexico Norway Pakistan Russian Federation United Republic of Tanzania
XIV.2 Requests for International Assistance The Bureau met during the twenty-fourth session of the Committee after the budget for Technical Assistance for year 2001 under Chapter III was approved, to take decisions or recommend decisions to the Committee concerning international assistance requests. The attention of the Committee and Bureau was drawn to document WHC-2000/CONF.204/17 and 6 requests for decision by the Committee and 14 requests for decision by the Bureau were examined and took the following decisions. All decisions taken by the Bureau and Committee concerning these ...
Session: 24th session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 204)
Year: 2000
Sites: Fort and Shalamar Gardens in Lahore
Country: Pakistan
XV.1 The Chair stated that this agenda item has two components, the Global Training Strategy and the establishment of a Heritage Partnership Programme. The Secretariat presented working document WHC-2000/CONF.204/18 indicating that there were two recommendations for adoption by the Committee, the first on a Global Training Strategy for Cultural Heritage, prepared by ICCROM, and the second, recommendations for follow-up activities to the Strategic Action Plan for Training in the Field of Natural Heritage. The Centre drew the attention of the Committee to the substantive 66-page document ...
Session: 24th session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 204)
Year: 2000
XVI.1 The Committee decided that the twenty-fifth session of the Bureau would be held at UNESCO Headquarters in Paris from 25 to 30 June 2001. XVI.2 The provisional agenda of this meeting is attached in Annex XIX to this report.  
Session: 24th session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 204)
Year: 2000
XVII.1 The Chairperson recalled that at the earlier sessions, Finland had offered to welcome the twenty-fifth session of the Committee in 2001. Furthermore, he also recalled that Hungary and China had proposed to host the Committee in 2002 and 2003 respectively. XVII.2 The Delegate of Finland confirmed that her Government would have the honour of hosting in Helsinki the twenty-fifth extraordinary session of the Bureau from 7 to 8 December 2001 and the twenty-fifth session of the Committee from 11 to 16 December 2001. XVII.3 A presentation on the World Heritage sites and the City of ...
Session: 24th session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 204)
Year: 2000
XVIII.1 The Chairperson informed the Committee that the Observer of Germany wished to seek clarification concerning the States Parties to the Convention, not members of the Committee, attending the session of the Bureau and the Committee. The Chairperson responded that according to Rule 8.1 of the Rules of Procedure of the Committee, "States Parties to the Convention which are not members of the Committee" may attend the sessions of the Committee as observers. They shall be consulted by the Committee on all matters in respect of which consultation is prescribed by the Convention. XVIII.2 ...
Session: 24th session of the World Heritage Committee (CONF 204)
Year: 2000